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Annual

2017 60th Annual FLAEYC Conference

September 15-17, 2017

Conference Overview
The Florida Association for the Education of Young Children is thrilled to be hosting our 60th Annual FLAEYC Conference September 15-17, 2017 in Orlando Florida.  This year brings many changes.  During the conference, FLAEYC will be celebrating the launching of our new structure and re-affiliation under our national affiliate, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and our regional affiliate, the Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA).

Don’t miss the special Celebration Luncheon spotlighting our partnership with our affiliates and our chapters.  The First Annual Advocacy Gala honoring leaders and advocates in early childhood education will be an event to remember! Returning events such as the Member’s Breakfast and our Professional Development Day have been reworked to provide new and exciting material for all!The Florida Association for the Education of Young Children is thrilled to be hosting our 60th Annual FLAEYC Conference September 15-17, 2017 in Orlando Florida.  This year brings many changes.  During the conference, FLAEYC will be celebrating the launching of our new structure and re-affiliation under our national affiliate, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and our regional affiliate, the Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA).

Registration:

Early Bird Registration:  May 15, 2017 – June 30, 2017

Regular Registration: July 1, 2017 – August 15, 2017

On-site registration: Available for individuals ONLY (no groups).

 

Hotel

The Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Blvd
Orlando FL 32819
1-866-996-9939 (main line)
1-866-996-6338 (reservation line)

The Rosen Shingle Creek is the official conference hotel. The hotel conference rate is $139 for double occupancy.

To make a reservation, call the hotel at 1-866-996-6338 (provide the code FLAEYC) or click on the link below to make a reservation.  Please note that there are 3 (three) Rosen hotels so be sure to indicate Rosen Shingle Creek as your destination.

The deadline to make a reservation at the guaranteed group rate is August 13, 2017.

 

Presenters

2017 Call for Proposals
(Opens March 31, 2017)

 The Florida Association for the Education of Young Children is seeking creative, innovative and informative sessions for our 2017 Conference. Conference sessions should focus on trends, practices, and issues in early childhood education, birth through age eight. Program tracks will be 1 hour or 1 ½ hours. We are happy to offer a complimentary conference registration for one presenter, however, no funds are available to pay presenters.  Presenters are responsible for their co-presenters registration and fees.  Information will be sent to the primary presenter. The primary presenter will share the information with co-presenters.

FLAEYC is excited to accept proposal submissions for the 2017 60th Annual FLAEYC Conference taking place September 15-17, 2017 in Orlando, Florida.  A committee will review the proposals and make selections. Proposals submitted after the deadline will be put on a waiting list and presenters will be contacted as space becomes available.

The deadline for submissions is May 7, 2017.

 

Exhibitors wishing to purchase Vendor Demos must submit a Call for Proposal.

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Conference Exhibitors

Exhibitor booths are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are not final until payment has been received. The Exhibit Hall floor plan is updated every few days so when selecting your booth(s), be sure to have several choices in mind. Your registration will be confirmed via email AFTER booth availability is confirmed.

For Non-Profit Organizations, tables will be available in the hallway outside the Exhibit Hall.

To view Exhibit Hall booth fees, click here.

To view the Exhibit Hall floor plan, click here.

Conference Advertising

Advertising opportunities include advertisements in the Conference Program booklet (full page, half page, quarter page, and cover ads) and special promotions.

To view conference advertising opportunities available, click here.

FLAEYC Annual Sponsors

Why limit your organization’s exposure strictly to the Annual Conference? FLAEYC’s NEW sponsorship opportunities now encompasses FLAEYC AND all its chapters!  By sponsoring FLAEYC, you sponsor not only FLAEYC events hosted at the state level, but you are now included in all events at the local level through each of FLAEYC’s chapters!

To view Sponsorship opportunities available, click here.

Vendor Demos

Exhibitors that wish to purchase a Vendor Demo must submit a Call for Proposal.  Visit the Presenters page on the FLAEYC website (www.flaeyc.org/conference/speakers) to submit a Call for Proposal.

Registration:

Registration opens:  May 15, 2017

Registration closes: August 15, 2017 (or when booths are sold out)